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Victoria University College Capping Carnival. Wed. & Thurs., May 12th & 13th, 1920

Grand Opera House — Wednesday and Thursday—May 12th and 13th, 1920 AT 8 p.m. — "The Dogs"

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Grand Opera House

Wednesday and ThursdayMay 12th and 13th, 1920 AT 8 p.m.

"The Dogs"

A Musical Extravaganza in Four Acts. Perpetrated by the Victoria University College Sentimental Quartette.

Producer and Director E. Evans

Conductor W. H. Stainton

Stage Manager K. W. Low

Business Manager S. Mansfield

Property Master N. Blakiston

Pianiste Miss E. Joyce

Orchestra Misses Heinmann and M. Joyce and Mr. Lomas (Violins) Mr. Hume ('cello) Mrs. Stephenson (Bass) Mr. Thompson (Clarionet) and Mr. Tucker (Flute).

Costumes specially designed by Miss M. Richmond and executed under her direction by women students.

"The year'y course that brings this day about shall never see it but a holiday, a wicked day and not a holy day. King John.

Cast Off Caricatures.

Prologue E. K. Rishworth

"I am a broken-hearted Troubadour
Whose mind's are aesthetic and whose tastes are pure"

Longfellow (abbreviated)

Act I. The Dirty Dog

Being the true and veracious account of the birth of Parliament.

Scene: A camp-fire in Merrie England
Sentry R. Comrie
Non-Com W. P. Pringle
Second Sentry R. R. Scott
Officah A. J. Mazengarb

Let our martial thunder
Fill your soul with wonder"

Wordsworth (re-worded)

Veitch & Allan - Ladies' Outfiiters

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The Dog "Jake"

"I'd rather be a kitten and cry mew"—Shakespeare (re-shook)

Robin Hood E. K. Rishworth

"A dear little lad
Who drove 'em half mad,
For he turned out a horribly fast little cad."

(Great) Scott !

Sir Simon de Montfort Sir Percival de Martin-Smith

"He'd everything a man of taste
Could ever want except a waist."

—Whittier still wittier.

Sir James Fallen K. W. Low

"Whereat, with blade, with bloody, blameful blade
He bravely broached his boiling, bloody breast." Spokeshave.
Soldiers, Ballet and a Jam Tin.
Entr'acte Beautiful Ohio.

Act II. The Gay Dogs

Being a sidelight on a Stuart Election.

Scene: The Village Green at Frankarua
Be-All Massive C. C. Moss

"Raise him on our brawny shoulders
Cynosure of all beholders
Chosen from his fellow creatures."


Oliver Cromwell N. G. Whiteman

"Assume a virtue if you have it not."

Browning (done brown)

Mrs. Cromwell Miss D. Bingham

"When first I met thee dearest wife

The bullrush was in bloom. A. E. Caddick

Dr. Glibb H. G. Miller

"Heck thrawfu' raltie rorkie
Wi' thecht ta' croonie clapperhead
And fash with unco pawkie."

Browning (almost burnt)

Ice Cream Vendors Signor and Signorina

Karantze Vadalla - Steak a da Hoisho.

Job Gone Fraud S. Mansfield

"Having reached the summit and managed to cross it, he rolled down the hill with uncommon velocity."Barham

DYM Jykes A. S. Tonkin
Clerk E. R. Murphy
(Not the Prof.)

Villagers, Batmen and Auctioneers.


Veitch & Allan Guarantee Satisfaction

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Act III. The Pow-Wows

Being an exhibition of modern business methods as portrayed in parliamentary procedure.

Scene: The 'Ouse

"But then the prospect of a lot
Of dull M.P.'s in close proxmity
All thinking for themselves is what
No men can face with equanimity."

Wilde (toned down)

Mr. Speaker S. A. Wiren

"How would you like this dash tomfoolery Every day horn ten to two."Gelbert.

Clerk of the House M. O'Donnell
Lady Blastor Anna P. Slim

"I cannot sing, I squall
And this is worst of all
Away goes my falsetto
My exquisite falsetto."

—Swift (still faster)

Jay Pip Fluke O. Beer E. (semaphored) P. Martin-Smith
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Act IV. The Dog Days

Being Parliament gone to the dogs.

Scene : Ladies' Evening at Bellamy's one hundred years hence.
Premier Miss H. Easterfield

"Fairest and loveliest of created things."Shakespeare (shaved)

Sir Bhomas Trindle E. Sapsford

"And the Amazons simpered and sighed,
And they ogled and giggled, and flushed,
And they opened their pretty eyes wide,
And they chuckled, and flirted, and blushed

(At least, if they could, they'd have blushed)Bab.

Sir Brancis Fell C. Q. Pope
Sir Kelly Noad Miss O. Salmon

"Woman needs no eulogy she speaks for herself."

Dryden (watered)

Babes, Jazzists, Parliamentarians, etc.

No Coleridge (owing to shortage).

Feet Praser K. W. Low

"Thou foster-child of silence and slow time."

Keats Sweets.

Wom Tilford R. Gordon
Vositt H. A. Anderson
The Right Henry A. J. Mazengarb
Press Reporters C. Howe, R. Gapes, M. Claris
Willie Classey C. C. Moss
Newsboy B. G. Mitford
Messenger W. A. Sheat
Prince of Walls W. P. Pringle

"An over-devotional super-emotional
Hyper-chimerical extra-hysterical
Wildly aesthetical madly phrenetical
Highly strung sensitive Prince."

Pope (absolved)

Potential Princesses, Piffling Politicians, etc.

Entr'acte African Dance Montague King